The Rising Tide of Typos in Published Books

So it’s not just us – someone else has noticed an alarming increase in the number of typographical errors readers are finding in printed books!

We’re very happy about the democritization of the publishing industry resulting from self-published books, etc., but we hate paying big bucks for a traditinally published book only to find it littered with typos.

In this New York Times article, Virginia Heffernan explains why we’ve been noticing more typos lately, and why we’re likely to see more of the same…

Found via The Book Bench


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